City Desk

The Needle: Rickrolling

Never Throw-oh Things: The Washington Nationals opens its home games with a video teaching fans proper ballgame etiquette. The video features Rick Astley, yes the Rick Astley that sang the '80s hit "Never Gonna Give You Up," and changes the lyrics to his catchy tune. Props to the Nats for Rickrolling fans in real life. +2

The Bus Stops Here: About 20 D.C. Metro buses will feature Hitler's face as part of an advertisement campaign calling for an end to U.S. foreign aid in Islamic countries. The bus ads feature a picture of Hitler talking to an anti-Jewish Islamic leader during World War II. -5

The Need for Speed Limits: Fourteen new speed cameras will be deployed this week, which is a good thing because speed cameras reduce crashes. +3

Better Late Than Never: Metro plans to take over the Silver Line from MWAA next week, potentially setting up the long-delayed line for a late summer opening. +2

Yesterday's Needle rating: 68 Today's score: +2  Today's Needle rating: 70

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